LATEST CONFIRMED CASES OF COVID-19 IN SOUTH AFRICA (14 MAR 2021)

Media Statement

As of today the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases for South Africa is 1 529 420. 

Province Total cases for 14 March 2021 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 194 333 12,7
Free State 81 414 5,3
Gauteng 409 173 26,8
KwaZulu-Natal 331 854 21,7
Limpopo 62 685 4,1
Mpumalanga 72 878 4,8
North West 62 158 4,1
Northern Cape 34 894 2,3
Western Cape 280 031 18,3
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 1 529 420 100,0

 Testing Data: 

The cumulative total of tests conducted is 9 450 492 with 23 903 tests completed since the last report.

Sector Total tested   New tested  
PRIVATE 5 315 755 56% 10 680 45%
PUBLIC 4 134 737 44% 13 223 55%
Total 9 450 492   23 903  

Deaths and Recoveries 

Regrettably, we report a further 65 COVID-19 related deaths: Eastern Cape 1, Free State 27, Gauteng 12, Kwa-Zulu Natal 20, Limpopo 0, Mpumalanga 0, North West 0, Northern Cape 0 and Western Cape 5 which brings the total to 51 326 deaths. We convey our condolences to the loved ones of the departed and thank the health care workers who treated the deceased.

Our cumulative recoveries today stand at 1 454 290 representing a recovery rate of 95%.

Province Total Deaths Total Recoveries Active Cases
Eastern Cape 11 323 182 729 281
Free State 3 493 75 338 2 583
Gauteng 10 011 396 416 2 746
KwaZulu-Natal 9 832 315 267 6 755
Limpopo 1 948 60 102 635
Mpumalanga 1 294 70 596 988
North West 1 291 57 937 2 930
Northern Cape 781 32 059 2 054
Western Cape 11 353 263 846 4 832
Total 51 326 1 454 290 23 804

Vaccination Rollout 

The number of health care workers vaccinated under the Sisonke Protocol remains 145 544 – today was earmarked for administrative work and the vaccination schedule will resume tomorrow.

Dr Zwelini Mkhize

Minister of Health

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